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Anchorage schools to go mask optional on Feb. 28

On Feb. 28, the Anchorage School District will ditch its increasingly controversial mask mandate, which had inspired some parents to plan on sending children to school, mask free, next week. District Superintendent Deena Bishop announced Feb. 18 that schools

Anchorage schools to drop divisive mask mandate on Jan. 3

A Dec. 15 notice from Anchorage School District Superintendent Deena Bishop notified parents and the community that public schools will go mask optional after students return from Christmas break. “Transmission numbers in Anchorage are trending down and the

Anchorage schools ban the non-vaxed from any volunteering

Parents who wish to offer their time and talent as volunteers in an Anchorage public school, whether as a chaperone, classroom helper, tutor, mentor or in any other capacity, must be fully vaccinated beforehand. Failure to do so bars you from volunteering.